"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
The row over whether French tetraplegic, Vincent Lambert, should be allowed to live or die has reached a new impasse, with doctors deciding he should
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld a decision by France's highest legal body to allow doctors take a man, in a coma since 2008, off life support.
French MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the deep sleep bill. The draft law would allow terminally ill patients to opt for a deep sedation until they die.
French legislators have started debating a draft law which could take the country a step closer to legalising euthanasia. It’s brought campaigners
In a unanimous decision, Canada's Supreme Court has reversed a ruling it made in 1993
A male nurse in Germany has admitted killing around 30 patients who were critically ill or in intensive care, a psychological expert has told a court
Belgian doctors have denied a convicted murderer and rapist the right to die. Fifty-two-year-old Frank van den Bleeken is serving a life sentence for
French MPs have submitted a report to the President on end of life care that stops short of euthanasia. The proposals allow the right to ‘continuous
Pope Francis has denounced what he called the “hidden euthanasia” of old people at a special event at the Vatican.
The elderly were well
A man serving a life sentence for murder and rape will be allowed to have doctors end his life, after a landmark ruling.
Frank Van Den Bleeken
The number of so-called “suicide tourists” travelling to Switzerland to end their lives has doubled over a four-year period, according to a study
A court in France has acquitted a doctor of charges brought against him for giving seven dying patients lethal injections.
This judgement in favour
The European Court of Human Rights has requested that the French government suspend its decision to allow doctors to take a tetraplegic man off life
A French court has ruled that doctors should be allowed to switch off the life support machine for a tetraplegic man after nearly six years in a
The Copenhagen zoo made famous around the world after slaying and publicly dissecting a giraffe named Marius last February is set to trigger further
Dutch police have begun a murder probe into the death of a former minister who is credited with making the Netherlands the first country to legalise
Belgium has become the first country in the world to abandon age limits for euthanasia. It will allow terminally-ill children to end their own lives
The Belgian parliament has voted by a strong majority to extend euthanasia to terminally-ill children who will now be able to ask to die if they are
Belgium is set to give terminally-ill children the right to die.
The country is one of only a handful where euthanasia is legal.
Now MPs are
Protesters turned out again in Belgium ahead of Thursday’s parliamentary vote to abolish age restrictions applying to its laws on euthanasia.